PM says maximum effort needed to regulate sanctioning of fan violence at sporting events

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Friday evening, following incidents at the basketball game played between Cedevita and Zadar during which police arrested several Zadar basketball club fans. condemned all incidents, saying that it was necessary to make maximum effort to legally regulate sanctioning of fan violence at sporting events.

Man arrested over attack on Partizan basketball club fans in Zagreb

The police in Zagreb on Monday arrested a man on suspicion of involvement in an attack on supporters of the Partizan Belgrade basketball club in the Croatian capital on Sunday.

Zagreb Pride to hold rally against rising anti-LGBT sentiment

The Zagreb Pride nongovernmental organisation on Monday warned that violence and anti-LGBT sentiment were on the rise in Croatia, which was why it would stage a protest rally in downtown Zagreb in the afternoon.

 Queer Zagreb joins in condemnation of night club incident

Queer Zagreb, a nongovernmental organisation, on Monday warned that the incident in which several people were injured after a tear gas canister was set off at an LGBTIQ party in a Zagreb night club in the early hours of Sunday, was one in a series of attacks prompted by hatred.

Croatian government strongly condemns incident at LGTBIQ party

The government has strongly condemned an incident that occurred in Zagreb in the early hours of Sunday when an unidentified person set off a tear gas canister at an LGTBIQ party in a night club.

Minister: Euro 2016 incident part of conflict between HNS, some football fans

"This event is due to an extremely complex relationship between the HNS and part of football fans and we must not put it in any political context," Orepic said on Saturday, noting that hooliganism at sporting events had to and would be stopped.

Gov't says determined to prevent hooliganism at soccer matches

The government's working meeting to be held on Monday will be attended by PM Oreskovic, Foreign Minister Miro Kovac, and Ministers Orepic, Sprlje and Sustar.

Petrov: It is time for a different Croatia

"It is time for a different Croatia," said Petrov, commending in that context the conduct of the captain of Croatia's national team, Darijo Srna.

Zuroff strongly condemns chanting of Ustasha salute at Osijek football match

"Given the fact that these chants were clearly heard by all those in the stadium, their failure to respond is an indication of tolerance for such outrageous, insulting and clearly anti-Semitic behavior,"